Miriam Vale Day Respite Centre

The Ozcare Day Respite Centre in Miriam Vale, one hour south of Gladstone, is a supportive, friendly environment for seniors and adults with a disability. Enjoy group and individual activities designed to allow friendships to blossom and support your independence, with assistance from our trained and caring staff.

Physical activities include: gentle exercises, indoor games, movement to music, outdoor games, bocce, and more.

Mental stimulation activities include: craft, word games, puzzles, group quizzes (scattegories, family feud), board games (train dominoes, cards, canasta, euchre, 500, cribbage, sequence, rummy kub), reading, access to technology such as iPads, and more.

Social activities include: discussion groups, reading groups, concerts, guest presenters, outings, and more.

Other activities include:

  • Art events and painting classes
  • Gardening
  • Visiting speakers

Activities are designed to be enjoyed by everyone regardless of age or impairment. We also provide access to allied health services for those who are Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) clients.

The cost of your care depends on your eligibility for government subsides. The coordinator will discuss this with you when you enquire. The daily fee includes:

  • Care
    Assistance with mobility, meals, personal care, medication, participation in activities, and toileting
  • Meals
    Morning tea and a two course lunch are provided, which cater for all dietary needs. We can also provide you with afternoon tea and assistance to eat if required
  • Transport
    Door to door transport with wheelchair access is available. Transport home is usually between 2.30pm and 3.30pm. You are welcome to organise your own private transport and off-street parking is available.
  • Activities
    All activities are designed to be enjoyed by everyone regardless of age or impairment

Our preferred payment method is direct debit, which deducts fees from your nominated bank account on the day they are due. 

Ozcare Day Respite Centre – Miriam Vale, Central Queensland
38 Roe Street
Miriam Vale QLD 4677
P: 1800 692 273
Opening Hours

Tuesday and Friday from 9.00am – 2.00pm
Every second Wednesday from 9.00am – 2.00pm

Please notify us of cancellations between 9.00am and 9.30am on the day.


Linda Manning

You or your carer can call or visit the centre to enquire about vacancies. The coordinator will discuss your care needs and advise you of your eligibility, and the service's availability.

Referrals are also accepted by phone on 1800 692 273 or by our Online Referral Form.

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